There are many different sources of inspiration for brand and business names. Here is a selection of the most common and popular types:   1. Use your...
Selection of animated logos to inspire you From a shortlist of 45, our design team has picked out 20 animated logos around the web to inspire you....
It’s been a busy year at GWS Media, and quite a few new articles have been written and posted on the site in that time, some of them attracting...
In a recent article, we discussed the history of social media on the Internet and its precursors. In this follow-up article, we take a look at the...
Where does Social Media come from? Social media in one form or another have now been established for more than two decades, since the Internet was...
We enjoyed exhibiting our social robot Pepper at Business Showcase SW at the Ashton Court Stadium, Bristol on Wednesday, October 5th, 2016. Now in...
On June 21st  2016, Instagram announced that its community had grown to more than 500 million Instagrammers worldwide! More than 300 million of these...
Selling products online? Not on Pinterest? Why on earth not?! 73 million users log into Pinterest every month (more than the entire UK population,...
Are you going away this summer, or are you just excited to Instagram a picture of your toes by the poolside? Maybe you are writing for a travel blog...
You may or may not be aware but there's websites out there selling Instagram followers. You simply pay a few pounds and you can gain yourself up to 5...
This week we logged in to listen to the Pinterest webinar with Melanie Duncan. Melanie is a self proclaimed Pinterest expert, having turned her...
Following in Facebook's footsteps, Twitter has now introduced a mute button. There's plenty of hype about how this will affect brands, and the way...
  Social media is a minefield. When Facebook and Twitter aren't changing their layout, they're introducing new buttons or there's another 'big...
This is just a short overview of what different charities are choosing to do on Pinterest. It may seem like a charity would not benefit a great deal...
McDonald's are one of the latest brands to open a public Snapchat account, not long after we blogged about Snapchat's growing success as a platform....
This may come as a surprise, but according to Brandwatch, there are more women on social media than men.  Studies reveal that across all the main...
Instagram has always been a strong contender in the world of apps. It has been reported to be one of the fastest growing global sites with current ...
ASOS have had phenomenal success since their launch in 2001, their marketing is generally great, and it comes as no surprise that their social media...
This Tech Talk was given by GWS Media director David Graves on February 12th, 2014 Image under Tom Woodward under Creative Commons licence 2.0  ...
This Tech Talk was given by GWS Media director David Graves on February 12th, 2014 Social media marketing (like direct response marketing) needs a...
This Tech Talk was given by GWS Media director David Graves on February 12th, 2014 Image via Skittles Facebook Page   If what you offer is not...
Just last month, LinkedIn announced they had reached 300 million worldwide members, with more than half of users outside of the US. Despite this,...
Via the Huffington Post   The Mobot Meme The 'Mobot' has been the most widespread meme to hit the UK in recent times. Simply, it refers to the 'M'...
It's been almost exactly a year since our last post on Klout, so we thought it was time for us to return to this subject.  This year, Google...
Image from Ipstenu.org   With the astounding success of Team GB at the Olympics and London's hosting of the Games in general, it is...
What are Infographics? Too often, data is presented in a monotonous, dense way that makes it difficult to take in. The infographic uses a...
It's sometimes hard to believe, but it's true: social media networks, which are now such an established part of the online landscape, have not...
The London Tube map redesigned for music - The Guardian's Music Map   It might have been raining all week in Bristol, but fortunately the...
Using the internet is part of our daily routine, for some of us it is even a career. Whether you use it for work or not, it has quickly become the go...
Last year we looked at the design of the main social media sites: Twitter, Facebook & Google Plus. We considered the relationship between design...
As we mentioned in a previous post, one of the topics we shall be focusing on this year is social media marketing, and more specifically, tips on...
Layout in Blogger   After our series on the design of social media sites like Facebook, Twitter & Google Plus, we got to thinking that...
So far we've featured discussions on the design of social media networks Facebook and Twitter, thinking about what elements of their design are...
Yesterday, Google announced the launch of Google+, their social networking project, apparently designed to be in sync with the way people interact...
Last weekend at Stokes Croft Streetfest   It's nearly bank holiday weekend, and we're looking forward to getting out and about in Bristol to...
Do you use LinkedIn for Business? You might have heard colleagues or friends discussing work, and been confused (but intrigued) when they said...
What is meant by 'Online Reputation'? Imagine the scene: let’s say you’re a professional architect based in Bristol!  You type the name of your firm...
What is Social Media and how do I use it? Social Media is just another form of networking. There was a time when email seemed like a novelty form of...
Using Social Media in Business: Introduction In the first of a series of posts, introducing the use of social media in business, we ask: how can...